In my post The Year of His Restoration, I said that this year, God will restore time that we have lost. And when God restores, He does so in quantity, quality or both. This afternoon, Ling and I ended up in the Singapore CBD to buy dinner for her parents. Getting stuck in the CBD […]Read More Taxi Rank Tribulations and the God Who Restores Time
I’ve got quite a few thoughts to share today, and they are probably quite random. However, if there is to be a common thread, it is to be seen in Paul’s prayer for the church in Ephesians 1:17-21: I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you […]Read More To Know the Exceeding Greatness of God’s Power
I love this clip of Martin Smith leading worship, because it goes to show that no worship leader is immune from the silliest of mistakes: I remember one time when I was leading worship and we had just transitioned into the song “At the Cross”. As we started singing, it was clear to me that […]Read More Sometimes Bossanova Just Happens: Lessons from Your Worst Nightmare
Years ago, I came across John de Jong’s catalogue of different types of worship leaders (from his book Riding the Storm), which I thought was rather amusing. It’s tongue-in-cheek, but in the process, he makes some quite incisive observations about worship leading methodology. So here are the categories, but I want to just make the […]Read More What Type of Worship Leader Are You?
I love the story Dennis Bennett tells in his book Nine O’Clock in the Morning. As he was beginning to come to grips with this whole “being filled with the Spirit” thing, he goes on a picnic with his wife. Here’s the rest of the story (pp 127-128): “Well, we didn’t pick a very good day […]Read More Coincidences